Police Bust Rp7-Billion Marijuana Smuggling Attempt
Tuesday, 21 February, 2012 | 14:52 WIB
TEMPO Interactive, South Lampung:The South Lampung Police have foiled a smuggling attempt of 3.529 tonnes of dried marijuana from Aceh at the Bakauheni Port early on Monday. The Rp7-billion worth of ‘cargo’ was suspected to come from Aceh, meant for delivery and distribution Jakarta.
“We are investigating the connection with other marijuana delivery bust in Aceh and South Sumatra last week. This is the biggest bust in the history of war against drugs in Lampung,” said South Lampung Precinct Chief of Anti-Drugs Unit Adj. Comr. Fachrul Rozie on Monday.
The marijuana, packed in 74 large bags and 3,529 packages, was brought by Enrizal, also known as Buyung bin Sultan Maruh, 44, a resident of Kampung Sawah, Bekasi, and Juni Ardiwan bin Ali Basyir, 38, a resident of Cibeber, Leuwiliang District, Bogor.
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